Update March 17, 2010: China Mobile CEO, Wang Jianzhou, is talking “Apple” again. During a recent press conference, Wang Jianzhou revealed that he is interested in the iPad and has told Apple that China Mobile would also like to see a special version of iPhone with a chipset that supports time division synchronous code division [...]
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Apple Board member, Andrea Jung, has been moved into a key role as Apple’s co-lead director. Jung is fluent in Mandarin and has very strong China business connections. This move bodes well for Apple’s expanding role in China. Update – Feb. 24, 2010: Bloomberg (Connie Guglielmo): Apple Inc., after facing criticism that its board is too [...]
Update: February 8, 2010: Thanks to a recent regulatory filing (SEC 13F), China’s sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC) provided a rare glimpse into its U.S. listed assets ($9.63 billion). CIC holdings includes a nominal position in Apple, Inc. ($6.3 million). While the amount invested in Apple (AAPL) is “play money” for China, it’s [...]
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky once said, “I skate to where the puck is going to be.” Steve Jobs has been known to borrow Gretzky’s line as it illustrates Apple’s (AAPL) vision and willingness to go where the market is “going to be.” Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the iPad. On January 27, Steve Jobs unveiled [...]
Here are a few excerpts from today’s (Jan 25, 2010) Apple (AAPL) Q1 2010 earnings conference call (full transcript via Seeking Alpha): Benjamin Reitzes – Barclays Capital With regard to the iPhone could you talk a little bit more about China and in particular did that meet your expectations in the quarter? How is that [...]